Lever - Market Research Consultant

Market Research Consultant

Summer Internship Opportunity in Market Research and Consulting
Lever, Inc.
North Adams, Massachusetts

Lever is a not-for- profit incubator with a mission to grow the regional economy by creating and fostering new enterprises. In support of this mission, market research and analysis is needed to inform Lever, and its affiliated startups, where opportunities exist. The intern selected for this position will perform the duties of a market research
consultant. This will include conducting research, gathering and analyzing data, and developing reports to provide to key stakeholders. This information will then be used by Lever and its startups to implement their business models.

Working collaboratively with Lever startups, the intern will:
  1. Gather market data and prepare reports for organizational understanding of current market share, size of potential new markets, product performance and brand reputation.
  2. Provide competitive analysis reports (direct, indirect, potential partners and acquisition opportunities).
  3. Use secondary data to identify, analyze and draw insightful conclusions.
  4. Interact directly with the startup members to understand their data requirements.
  5. Regularly meet with key leaders to understand their research needs and present findings.

We seek an outgoing team player who is goal-oriented and interested in supporting the regional economy. Applicants should have a working knowledge of business practices and should be familiar with spreadsheet software. This is a terrific opportunity for students interested in pursuing careers in strategy, consulting, and marketing.

Trainees are required to attend an unpaid Berkshire Business Interns boot-camp, a 3-day, 2 night immersive career readiness training retreat starting at 10am Saturday, June 9th, and concluding at noon on Monday, June 11th. The bootcamp includes programming to help trainees succeed at their summer internship, fun social events, plus free lodging and meals. It will be held in North Adams, Massachusetts.

The intern will receive wages of $440 per week for 10 weeks for full-time work. The intern will report to Brent Filson, Director of Programs and Operations at Lever, Inc., who will ensure they have access to all essential resources, including expert mentors and specialists. 

Interested students should submit a resume and cover letter no later than March 21, 2018.

Lever follows an equal opportunity employment policy and employs personnel without regard to race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, disability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.

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